NYCN extols Gov. Yahaya Bello for supporting the youths

A Forum of 36 States/Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Chairmen of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has extolled the leadership qualities of Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, following his support for youths in the country.

This is contained in a communique of the forum after a meeting held in Lafia on Thursday and made available to newsmen.

The communique was signed by Mr Okorie Kenneth, Delta state NYCN Chairman, Mr Ogunmolawa Mathew, Ondo state NYCN Chairman, Mr Auwalu Mohammed, Kano state NYCN Chairman, and Mr Idris Ojoko, Nasarawa state NYCN Chairman.

Our correspondent reports that the meeting is the final activity of a two-day National Leadership Summit held recently with the theme “Peace and Security”.

The summit was organised by the forum of Chairmen of the NYCN to discuss the roles of youths in promoting peace and security in the country.

According to the communique, the NYCN Forum extolled Gov. Bello for all his developmental and human capital strides, especially towards youths in Kogi state and the country at large.

The NYCN Forum further praised the governor for appointing all 21 local youth council coordinators as secretaries to their respective local governments in the state and also providing 21 buses for the running of the youth councils in the local governments in the state.

“The forum also appreciated the Kogi state governor for appointing competent young persons across the 36 states of the federation as his aides,” the communique added.

The NYCN Forum then enjoined other governors, ministers, heads of government agencies, boards and parastatals as well as non-governmental organizations to emulate Gov. Bello’s exemplary leadership towards the youths in the country.

“Adequate attention and necessary support to this integral part of the society like Gov. Yahaya Bello has done remains one of the prerequisites to addressing insecurity in the country,” the forum added.

The NYCN Forum also commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and urged him to sustain the unrelenting efforts of the federal government in ensuring the unity of Nigeria and that lives and properties of Nigerians are protected.


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